The $59,900 Polestar 2 was named Insider's Car of the Year in 2020. Now the EV is getting a lower starting price and more range.
Austin Russell became a billionaire almost overnight in December when his company, Luminar Technologies, was listed on the Nasdaq via an SPAC merger.
Polestar plans to launch the "Polestar 0" by 2030, and said it would eliminate emissions from manufacturing, rather than offsetting them.
Stellantis pickup truck production may be impacted for a "number of weeks" in some assembly plants, the company said.
Volvo follows in the footsteps of a handful of car companies - GM and Ford included - that have pledged to eliminate gas-powered cars.
You can expect Washington, D.C., Boston, Seattle, and South Florida, and many other areas to be home to Polestar's new locations this year.
Polestar has said it’s only making 1,500 of its Polestar 1 hybrid performance cars worldwide. The $US155,000 car is coming up on the end of its production run. Final build slots are now open, so get your order in before they’re all gone. Visit the Business section of Insider for […]
The Polestar 1 is a plug-in hybrid coupe that produces a claimed 619 horsepower. It looks great from the outside, but it also has wonderful details if you look at it up close. Some of its best features include gold brake callipers and a crystal gear selector. Visit Business Insider’s […]
The Polestar 1 is a hybrid coupe from Geely, the Chinese parent company behind Lotus and Volvo. It’s a slick-looking thing that returned nearly 60 miles of electric-only driving in our testing. But it’s expensive and rare; the starting price is $US155,000 and only 1,500 examples will be made. Visit […]
Volvo may have switched to solely producing electric vehicles by 2030, said CEO Hakan Samuelsson at the FT Future of the Car Summit on Thursday. The internal combustion engine is “a technology of the past”, Samuelsson said. Volvo forecasts that one in five of its sales will be electric vehicles […]
Volvo Trucks has unveiled electrified versions of several of its heavy-duty trucks that will go on sale in Europe next year and be manufactured the following year. The trucks may have a range of up to 186.4 miles and a gross combined weight rating of about 48.5 tons. The Swedish […]
Volvo filed a patent application for a steering wheel that slides side to side within a car’s cabin. The design would allow passengers in a highly automated vehicle of the future to move the steering wheel out of the way and have more room to stretch out. The technology would […]
Geely, the parent company behind Polestar and Volvo, recalled about 2,200 Polestar 2s over a software defect, Reuters reported via Swedish financial paper Dagens Industri. The defect can cause the cars to lose power and stop running, even while they are driving. The recall only affects Polestar 2s in China […]
I’ve tested both the Tesla Model 3 and the new Polestar 2. Both are five-seater luxury EVs. They largely drive the same; the big differences are in the packaging and user experiences. Though the Tesla performs better on paper, I liked the Polestar because it has a more usable interior. […]
Polestar is a new stand-alone electric car brand from Volvo and Geely. Though the car is marketed as a separate brand, it still relies heavily on Volvo’s established dealer network. Polestar cars can be serviced at participating Volvo service centres. Customers can take advantage of a complimentary pickup and drop-off […]
JD Power’s 2020 Tech Experience Index Study is out, measuring how well different carmakers introduce new tech features into their vehicles. The firm surveyed owners to determine which brands offer the best user experience, and which ones come up short. Some of the top-ranked brands include BMW, Cadillac, Hyundai, Subaru, […]
When you move to the suburbs, chances are you’ll need a car, too. Your lifestyle and your family’s needs will determine if you should get a sedan, pickup truck, SUV, minivan, or station wagon. See Business Insider’s guide to first-time car-buying for tips and a checklist. Visit Business Insider’s homepage […]